H.R.8693: No Cost for Monkeypox Testing Act of 2022

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Aug. 9, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 9, 2022

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Bill Summary

No Cost for Monkeypox Testing Act of 2022 This bill requires specified public health care programs and private health insurance to cover, through December 31, 2023, testing for monkeypox without imposing cost-sharing, including deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. (Monkeypox is a viral disease that is endemic to parts of Africa and causes symptoms similar to, but less severe than, smallpox.) The bill also establishes procedures for...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.8693.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 9, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Oversight and Reform, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Aug. 9, 2022

Introduced in the House by Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.)

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